FAQs

How to search managed components ?
Metadata Search provides you with a solution. Click on 'Options..' and check the managed components which you want to search through and click o...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 6:26 PM
Are fields searched in Reports?
As of now, the "Advanced Search" feature supports the searching of fields in the report's filters and data columns. 
Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 at 2:46 PM
Does data or search results leave my Salesforce org ?
Metadata Search is Salesforce AppExchange app (Security reviewed by Salesforce). Its a force.com native app, so all of your data never leaves Salesforce...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 6:28 PM
Which user permissions are needed in order to be able to use the Metadata Search?
You need to provide access to Metadata Search Visualforce Pages to desired Profiles, that's the only thing to be done from permission perspective to ...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 6:29 PM
How to use the Quick Metadata Search sidebar component in Salesforce Classic?
Follow the below steps to add the Quick Metadata Search component in the Sidebar : Add Quick Metadata Sidebar component to home page layout. In the d...
Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 at 2:48 PM
How to email search results?
To email the search result, follow the steps -  Type the search string which you want to search in the text box and click search.  Once the search is c...
Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 at 2:54 PM
Why do we use Metadata Search instead of Salesforce setup search?
The Salesforce setup search is primarily meant to address the customer’s needs. The Salesforce setup search is currently limited to a certain setup of compo...
Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 at 2:56 PM
Does the app support search in the Flow & Process Builder?
Yes, it does support search in the Flow and Process Builder.  
Wed, 8 Dec, 2021 at 7:28 PM
Why we use Query element for Body Elements?
This setting defines the no of body elements  (such as classes, pages, triggers, templates, etc.) in the search filter
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 7:20 PM
What is the Search Results Limit?
It defines the total number of search results to be displayed when searching a specific element type.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2021 at 10:05 AM